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Our Focus

Our partner countries Ethiopia, Senegal and Uganda have defined ambitious climate-friendly development pathways and are actively involved in the international climate negotiations and all relevant climate finance mechanisms. The project supports funding proposals that build on these experiences with scalable CDM programmes and the GCF.



COP25 Madrid Impressions

Here are a few impressions from COP25 in Madrid.
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Listen to Jeanne Josette Acacha Akoha the Benin delegation leader about carbon markets, the need of a transition between Kyoto and Paris, the importance of transparency & NDCs.


“We, African, are willing for a robust accounting system on emissions reduction and international emissions trading. Our interest is the highest integrity.”

El-Hadji Mbaye Diagne at COP25 Madrid


Recent Publications



Market Mechanisms

Reform efforts have strengthened African participation in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). A key challenge is to ensure strong African participation in the new generation of Article 6 mechanisms.

Climate Finance

An increasing range of climate financing institutions and instruments supports countries in achieving their NDC goals.

UNFCCC Negotiations

International climate negotiations focus on implementing the Kyoto Protocol and setting the rules for operationalizing the Paris Agreement.


Upcoming Events

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Piloting Article 6 carbon market cooperation – additionality and methodological issues

This workshop discusses key Article 6 issues for resolution at COP25. Under Article 6, crediting transformative/sectoral activities becomes important. This new setting impacts how environmental integrity can be ensured through robust additionality determination and baseline setting. Latin American government representatives and international experts will present insights from Article 6 pilots and discuss: …

Salvador Hall, Av. Luis Viana Filho, s/n
Paralela, Salvador, Bahia 41730-101 Brazil
Aug 21, 2019 @ 12:30 - 14:00

Webinar | Next Generation Carbon Markets

In this Webinar the Climate Finance Innovators project present and discuss insights from Article 6 negotiations in the lead up to COP25 and analyse the emerging landscape of Article 6 pilots.

Sep 9, 2019 @ 13:00 - 14:30

East African Regional Workshop

The Climate Finance Innovators project successfully conducted a one-day workshop on the 2nd October 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the topic ‘Managing the transition from Kyoto to Paris – the potential of carbon markets and climate finance for East Africa’.

Capital Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 Haile Gebre Silase St
Addis Ababa, ET 1878 Ethiopia
Oct 2, 2019

Harnessing synergies between carbon markets and climate finance for achieving ambitious NDCs

IETA Pavilion
The event presents initiatives from African countries that develop innovative synergies between market mechanisms and climate finance. Senegal showcases how these activities support in achieving their NDC targets as well as readiness preparations for next generation carbon markets under Article 6.

COP 25, Av. del Partenón, Nº 5,
Madrid, 28042 Spain
Dec 12, 2019 @ 12:30 - 14:00


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